Google Doodle marks the beginning of 2019 General Elections in India

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New Delhi: Google on Thursday marked the commencement of General Elections in India through its unique doodle.

The doodle portrays an inked finger. When the users click on the doodled image it leads users to a page that explains the voting procedure.

Voting Process at Polling Booth:

  • First polling official will check your name on the voter list and check your ID proof
  • Second polling official will ink your finger, give you a slip and take your signature on a register (Form 17A)
  • You will have to deposit the slip at the third polling official and show your inked finger and then proceed to the polling booth
  • Record your vote by pressing the ballot button opposite the symbol of the candidate of your choice on the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM); You will hear a beep sound
  • Check the slip that appears in the transparent window of the VVPAT machine. The slip with the Candidate serial No., Name and Symbol shall be visible for 7 seconds before it drops in the sealed VVPAT box
  • You can press NOTA, None of the Above, if you don’t like any candidate; it’s the last button on the EVM
  • For more information, please see the Voter Guide on http://ecisveep.nic.in/

Mobile phones, cameras or any other gadget is not allowed inside a polling booth.

Voting for 543 Lok Sabha seats will be held in seven phases: April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. Counting will be done on May 23.

Ninety-one Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states and two Union Territories went to polls today in the first-phase.

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